Iran, China to Hold Joint Workshop on Addiction Science

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:18

Iranian and Chinese scientific organizations will hold a joint workshop on addiction science to enhance cooperation between both sides.

Dr. Abbas Haghparast, the secretary of the Iranian Neuroscience Society, stated that the joint workshop on addiction science, new studies define addiction as a brain disease and behavioral disorder that can be scientifically examined, will be held from August 18 to 20 in Tehran, so that the two sides can conduct joint researches about addiction, Tehran Times reported.

According to Haghparast, the workshop is the result of cooperation between the cognitive sciences and technologies council of the Iranian Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), also added that the event is being organized by the Iranian Neuroscience Society.

“By running this workshop, Iranian scientific and research organizations can cooperate with Chinese Psychology Research Center which is a subsidiary of Chinese Academy of Sciences in order to do basic and translational clinical researches about addiction.”

Over the workshop, 13 top Iranian and Chinese professors specialized in basic and clinical research will share their latest studies and discuss new ideas, he added.

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